Homebuyers can now seek full refund with 10% interest if flats get delayed beyond 1 year
Air India told to pay ₹50,000 for deficiency in service
SBI told to pay loan consumer Rs 3.71 lakh for bad service
Chaina turns China, Punjab parcel reaches Beijing
Dental store to pay Rs 7,000 for not issuing bill
Sim swap fraud victim sues BSNL, bank, wins refund of nearly Rs 10 lakh
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May 17, 2019
Homebuyers can now seek a full refund from builders with 10% interest if the possession of their flats is delayed beyond one year, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has ruled.
The Commission has passed this order in the wake of incessant delays the homebuyers have to face to take the possession of their flats. The Supreme Court and various consumer courts have in the past held that the end buyers can’t be made to wait endlessly to take the ownership of their flats, but did not give clarity on the timeline of the refund. …
February 14, 2019
ADistrict Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum here has directed Air India to compensate a complainant by paying ₹50,000 after it was alleged that the airlines failed to deliver a consignment containing six passports on the stipulated date. …
13th February 2019
BENGALURU: State Bank of India (SBI) had to compensate damages for deficiency in service in the payment of insurance premium of a vehicle. Karnataka State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission president Justice B S Indrakala ordered the manager, State Bank of India, Kumta branch in Uttara Kannada district, to pay RS 3.71 lakh in compensation, along with interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum from 2009, plus Rs 5,000 litigation cost, to Mahesh Pursu Harikantra, a resident of Kimani in Kumta.
Feb 13, 2019
CHANDIGARH: A parcel containing blood pressure medicines sent by a woman to her mother in a Punjab village landed up in China in a blunder of the Sector 17 general post office that is going to cost it Rs.5,000. …
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Feb 7, 2019
CHANDIGARH: In a first, district consumer disputes redressal forum, Chandigarh, has directed Sector 44-based Khanna Enterprises to pay Rs 7,000 as compensation for failing to issue a bill to the complainant. …
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Jan 13, 2019
BENGALURU: BSNL Bengaluru and the Union Bank of India have been ordered to pay Rs 9.6 lakh to a businessman after fraudsters siphoned off money from his bank account in what was described as a sim swap fraud. …
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New Delhi: A consumer court here has held the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) guilty of “deficiency in service” for not providing garbage bins in a government residential colony.
The consumer forum, New Delhi district, headed by president Arun Kumar Arya, slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 on the CPWD, a premier central government authority in-charge of public sector works, while directing it to immediately provide three dustbins to the complainant. …
April 9, 2018
The district consumer forum here has ordered an insurance firm to pay Rs 8.40 lakh to a customer for not paying the claim amount for three years. A three-wheeler, insured by a firm, had met with an accident in 2015. It had caught fire with it driver losing his life due to burns. However, even after three years, the company did not pay the claim, which was calculated by its surveyor. …
Apr 8, 2018
NEW DELHI: A finance company cannot forcibly take possession of a vehicle for non-payment of dues without sending a notice to the borrower, country’s apex consumer commission has said.
The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCRDC) on Friday ordered a private finance company to pay Rs 80,000 to the borrower whose tractor was seized by the company in January, 2011 for alleged non-payment of dues. …
Mar 23, 2018
BENGALURU: After a hair smoothening procedure went awry, a Bengaluru woman sued cosmetics giant L’Oreal and a Jayanagar salon demanding a compensation of over Rs 15 lakh for causing loss of hair as well her dignity. Ruling in her favour, a city consumer forum last week asked Cut the Crap Unisex Salon and Spa to pay her Rs 31,000, but dismissed the case against L’Oreal India Private Ltd. …
March 22, 2018
Even though the Jalandhar Improvement Trust (JIT) remains mired in several litigations against it over the issues of delayed possession of plots and flats under its various housing schemes, it has now been penalised by the District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum for a much more serious violation. …
March 17, 2018
A consumer forum has directed Bank Of India to pay compensation of ₹1 lakh to a Moti Nagar resident for not returning agricultural land title deeds deposited as security for a loan.
The complainant, V. Arun Jyothi (50) repaid the loan in 2011 and asked for the documents, but a bank representative had told them they were “safe, but not traceable”. …
Mar 17, 2018
Ranchi: Jharkhand State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission has dismissed an appeal by South Eastern Railway that challenged the district consumer forum’s order of Rs 1 lakh compensation to a passenger who was bitten by rats in the first class coach of Hatia-Howrah Express.
Dismissing the appeal on March 5, the commission, presided over by Justice Tapen Sen, topped the compensation with an additional penalty of Rs 25,000 for the “unwarranted sufferings” of retired SAIL chief engineer P.C. Sinha. …
Mar 17, 2018
A Dehradun-based pathological laboratory was asked to pay Rs 10 lakh with interest to a woman, who was wrongly diagnosed with breast cancer.
The Uttarakhand state consumer disputes redressal commission on Friday found Ahuja Pathology and Imagine Centre guilty of medical negligence. …
01 March 2018
In a significant decision, the Nagpur District Consumer Forum has asked State Bank of India (SBI) to pay compensation to a customer for sending loan recovery notice for a loan that was already repaid.
“This decision will have long lasting impact on banks for sending recovery notices even after loan was paid and paying no heed to requests of the consumers. The Consumer Forum found deficiency in service by SBI and directed bank to pay Rs5,000 towards mental harassment and Rs2,500 as litigation costs to the consumer,” says Advocate Mahendra Limaye, who represented the customer. …
February 28, 2018
Ahmedabad, Feb 28 (PTI) A consumer court here has slapped a Rs 25,000 fine on Britannia Industries for selling biscuit packets weighing less than what was printed on them.
The Ahmedabad branch of Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum also asked the company to deposit the amount with the Consumer Welfare Fund. …
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MUMBAI: A Chembur housing society that had denied a resident parking space claiming that no slots were available has been asked to pay compensation of Rs 1 lakh to the complainant and allot parking space. …
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